The Resource Things Fall Apart : African Trilogy, Book 1, Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart : African Trilogy, Book 1, Chinua Achebe

Label
Things Fall Apart : African Trilogy, Book 1
Title
Things Fall Apart
Title remainder
African Trilogy, Book 1
Statement of responsibility
Chinua Achebe
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With over eight million copies in print world wide, Achebe's work is a definitive novel in African literature. Filled with powerful language and finely drawn characters, Things Fall Apart also shimmers with the sounds and sights of village life. Okonkwo is born into poverty, with a wastrel for a father. Driven by ambition, he works tirelessly to gain the prosperity of many fields and wives and prestige in his village. But he is harsh as well as diligent. As he sees the traditions of his people eroded by white missionaries and government officials, he lashes out in anger. Things Fall Apart traces the growing friction between village leaders and Europeans determined to save the heathen souls of Africa. But its hero, a noble man who is driven by destructive forces, speaks a universal tongue
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Achebe, Chinua
Dewey number
823.914
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PR9387.9.A3
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Peter Francis James
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
James, Peter Francis
Series statement
African Trilogy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Igbo (African people)
  • Men
  • Igbo (African people)
  • Men
  • Race relations
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
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Label
Things Fall Apart : African Trilogy, Book 1, Chinua Achebe
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn962023607
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Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6 hr., 31 min., 10 sec.)).
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781449810184
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
F1495733-4C5A-44E7-A652-75BEE5F51574
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o962023607
  • (OCoLC)962023607
Tape configuration
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not applicable
Label
Things Fall Apart : African Trilogy, Book 1, Chinua Achebe
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn962023607
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6 hr., 31 min., 10 sec.)).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781449810184
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
F1495733-4C5A-44E7-A652-75BEE5F51574
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o962023607
  • (OCoLC)962023607
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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